UKOLN "Institutional Web Management 2001" Workshop

Parallel Session on "Providing Information To Third Parties"

This page provides details of the "Providing Information To Third Parties" workshop session facilitated by Brian Kelly at the Institutional Web Management: 2001 workshop held at Queen's University Belfast on 25-27 June 2001.


Institutional Web managers are receiving an increasing number of request to provide information to third parties. These may include organisations which are part of the Higher and Further Education communities, such as UCAS, HERO, HESA, etc. as well as commercial companies. This session will address the issues concerning the provision of information to third parties, including whether this should be done, and approaches to providing information to third parties. The HERO portal will be used as a case study.

Session Aims

By the end of the session delegates will:

Draft Timetable

The following timetable is subject to change.

Time Topic Comments
16:00 Introduction Session aims, introduction from facilitator
16:05 Who Wants Our Information? Small group exercise in which participants list organisations which may request information from Universities.
16:20 Who Wants Our Information? Report back and presentation.
16:35 The Pros and Cons Small group exercise in which participants list the pros and cons of providing information to third parties.
17:00 HERO - A Case Study A demonstration of the HERO portal.
17:10 Formulating a Policy Small group exercise in which participants formulate an institutional policy on providing information to third parties.
17:25 Conclusions Workshop Conclusions

URLs Used in Exercises

The following URLs are used in the exercises:

Exercise C2-2

Exercise C2-3


Slides 1: Introduction (presentation)
[HTML format] - [PowerPoint 97/2000 format]
Exercise 1: Session Aims
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Slides 2: Who Wants Our Information? (presentation)
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Slides 3: The Pros and Cons of Providing Information to Third Parties? (presentation)
[HTML format] - [PowerPoint 97/2000 format]
Exercise 2: Is All Publicity Good?
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Exercise 3: A Policy On The Provision Of Information To Third Parties
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Slides 4: Architectures (presentation)
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Slides 5: Conclusions (presentation)
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Slides: Report Back
Report back slides: [HTML format] - [Powerpoint format]